Nigel Llong will probably not be removed from the IPL final after spitting with Virat Kohli

NEW DELHI: English Referee Nigel Llong Could De BCCI 's Investigation Of Allegedly Damaging The Door Of A Stadium Room After A Fight With Virat Kohli But The Indian Board Probably Won't Remove Him As An Official For The IPL Final On May 12

Llong Allegedly Lost His Calm After Confrontation With Royal Challengers Bangalore Skipper Kohli About A Controversial No Ball Call Against Sunrisers Hyderabad During An IPL Match On Saturday In Bengaluru.

According To Reports, The ICC Elite Panel Official Kicked The Door Of The Umpires' Room During The Break And Damaged It.


A BCCI Official Told PTI That Llong May Have Some Explaining To Do But The Matter Will Not Cost Him His Place As A Designated Umpire For The IPL Final To Be Hero In Hyderabad.

The BCCI, It Is Learnt, Is In A Dilemma Whether Or Not To Consider Such A Step" For A Moment's Indiscretion" .

In Bengaluru, Karnataka State Cricket Association Secretary R Sudhakar Rao Said KSCA Has Demanded Action Against Llong. Rao, However, Did That Say The 50-year-old Paid For The Damage Caused.

" We Have Reported The Matter To The Committee Of Administrators (COA) And Hopefully Action Against Nigel Llong.

" I Didn't Speak To Umpire Llong But I Spoke To Match Referee Narayanan Kutty.

Llong Paid Rs 5000 After He Was Confronted By The KSCA Officials And Demanded A Receipt Of The Payment.

Llong Has Stood In 56 Tests, 123 ODIs And 32 T20 Internationals In His Career And Will Stand In The Upcoming World Cup In The United Kingdom, Starting May 30